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20th HFSP Awardees Meeting

The first online meeting of HFSP awardees and alumni will be held from 5 to 8 July 2021.



Every year HFSP organises a meeting in one of its member countries to bring together the outstanding scientists who have been awarded our research grants and fellowships. The annual Awardees Meeting offers great opportunities for networking within the HFSP community and over the years has seeded many new collaborations among our awardees. 

The 2021 Awardees Meeting will take place as an online event.  Our first ever entirely virtual meeting will enable us not only to reinvite all awardees from last year but also to invite more HFSP alumni to the event as we will not be limited by space restrictions. One of the highlights of the meeting is the HFSP Nakasone Lecture by the winners of the 2021 HFSP Nakasone Award Anthony Hyman and Clifford Brangwynne.


Monday, 5 July - Thursday, 8 July 2021 


The meeting will be hosted on a state-of-the-art interactive platform that provides a unique environment for showcasing the latest frontier research from HFSP awardees and offers great opportunities for networking. Some talks will be broadcast live but all sessions will be available on replay so that participants from anywhere in the world can connect at any time.


All current awardees and awardees invited to last year's cancelled meeting (2017 - 2020) will receive an invitation to submit an abstract in mid- to late-February 2021.


Instructions to register for the meeting will be sent to all eligible awardees in April.

Important dates


Abstract submission deadline:
31 March 2021

Notification letters for presentations:
April/May 2021

Virtual meeting:
5 - 8 July 2021